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Below we inform you in accordance with the legal requirements of data protection law (in particular BDSG and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)) about the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data by our company. This privacy policy also applies to our website and social media profiles. With regard to the definition of terms such as “personal data” or “processing”, we refer to Art. 4 GDPR.



The controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations for data processing on this website is

Weinbergstrasse 29
CH-8006 Zurich

Director: Dr. Andreas Sprock
Phone: +41 32 510 19 68



a) When you visit the website

When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without any action on your part and stored until it is automatically deletedIP addressDate and time of access,Name and URL of the accessed file,
Website from which the access was made (referrer URL),browser used and browser version, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

This data is not stored together with your other personal data.
We process the aforementioned data for the following purposes:

Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
Ensuring convenient use of our website,
Evaluation of system security and stability
Prevention of SPAM and misuse and for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes for data collection listed above; in particular, this data processing is necessary for the operation and display of the website. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person. 

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, the user has no option to object.


b) Contacting us by email, telephone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, we will store and process your request, including all resulting personal data (name, request) for the purpose of processing your request. We will not pass on this data without your consent. If your request is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures or is related to the fulfillment of a contract, this data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR) and/or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries addressed to us. Notwithstanding mandatory statutory provisions (e.g. retention periods), we will retain the data you provide to us via contact requests until you request its deletion, revoke your consent to its storage or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after your request has been processed).



Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

you have given your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR, the disclosure in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data, in the event that there is a legal obligation for the disclosure in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, and
this is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.



As with any company, we may also use other external service providers to process our business transactions (e.g. for IT, logistics, telecommunications, sales and marketing). These service providers only act in accordance with our instructions and are contractually obliged to comply with data protection regulations in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR.



As with any company, we may also use other external service providers to process our business transactions (e.g. for IT, logistics, telecommunications, sales and marketing). These service providers only act in accordance with our instructions and are contractually obliged to comply with data protection regulations in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR.



This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). The personal data collected on this website is stored on the hoster’s servers. This may include IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, website accesses and other data generated via a website.
The hoster is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offer by a professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).
In order to ensure data protection-compliant processing, we have concluded an order processing contract (see above) with our hoster. Further information on this can be found under the following link:

 Vereinbarung zur Auftragsverarbeitung (AVV) – IONOS Hilfe



Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time one of our pages containing LinkedIn functions is accessed, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. Further information on this can be found in LinkedIn’s privacy policy at:



In order to make your visit to our website more pleasant and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on our website, i.e. small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your end device when you visit our site and that store certain information for exchange with our system. Cookies also include so-called “user IDs”, where user information is stored by means of pseudonymized profiles. When you visit our website, we inform you about the use of cookies for the aforementioned purposes and how you can object to them or prevent their storage (“opt-out”) by means of a reference to our privacy policy.

Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device and do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other malware. They are stored on your device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies). Session cookies store a unique identifier (session ID), which allows various requests from your browser to be assigned to a common session. This allows your device to be recognized when you return to our website during a session. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent cookies enable us to recognize your browser or device the next time you visit our website and remain stored on your device until you delete them yourself or your web browser automatically deletes them.

Information is stored in the cookie that results in each case in connection with the specific end device used. However, this does not mean that we obtain direct knowledge of your identity.

The data processed by cookies is required for the purposes mentioned to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases, in particular cookies from third parties (third-party cookies) or in general. However, deactivating cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browsers under the following links:


Internet Explorer: Delete and manage cookies – Microsoft Support

Firefox: Verbesserter Schutz vor Aktivitätenverfolgung in Firefox für Desktop | Hilfe zu Firefox

Chrome: Cookies in Chrome löschen, zulassen und verwalten – Computer – Google Chrome-Hilfe

Safari: Löschen von Cookies in Safari auf dem Mac

Opera: Webeinstellungen




We do not use any social media plugins on our website. If our websites contain symbols from social media providers (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), we only use these to passively link to the pages of the respective providers.



With your consent, we use the open source software Matomo to analyze and statistically evaluate the use of the website. Cookies are used for this purpose. The information obtained about website usage is transmitted exclusively to our servers and summarized in pseudonymous usage profiles. We use the data to evaluate the use of the website. The data collected is not passed on to third parties.The IP addresses are anonymized (IP masking) so that they cannot be assigned to individual users. The data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. In doing so, we are pursuing our legitimate interest in optimizing our website for our external presentation. You can revoke your consent at any time by deleting the cookies in your browser or changing your data protection settings.


Data erasure and storage duration

Unless an explicit storage period is specified above for the respective processing operations, your personal data will be erased or blocked as soon as the purpose or legal basis for storage no longer applies.

However, data may be stored beyond the specified period in the event of an (impending) legal dispute with you or other legal proceedings or if storage is provided for by statutory provisions to which we are subject as the controller (e.g. Section 257 HGB, Section 147 AO). If the storage period prescribed by the statutory provisions expires, the personal data will be blocked or deleted unless further storage by us is necessary and there is a legal basis for this.



You have the right:

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on its details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to demand the immediate correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another controller
  • in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your consent to us at any time. As a result, we may no longer continue the data processing that was based on this consent in the future and
    to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters.

We would also like to point out that you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against processing for direct marketing purposes. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without specifying a particular situation.


If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, for the correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as for the revocation of any consent given or for objection to a specific use of data, simply send an e-mail to


We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the nature, scope, context and purpose of the processing as well as the existing risks of a data breach (including its probability and effects) for the data subject. For security reasons, our website uses SSL encryption (Secure Sockets Layer). This protects transmitted data and prevents it from being read by third parties. You can recognize successful encryption by the fact that the protocol name in the status bar of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and that a closed key or lock symbol is visible there.



Status of the privacy policy: September 2023